1827 in Science - Deaths


  • March 5
    • Pierre-Simon Laplace (born 1749), mathematician.
    • Alessandro Volta (born 1745), physicist.
  • April 3 - Ernst Chladni (born 1756), physicist.
  • July 14 - Augustin-Jean Fresnel (born 1788), physicist.

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